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Challenge yourself by entering On the Rocks!

On the Rocks is the first geological film festival for everybody. You should enter a creative video, representing your research, passions or new ideas regarding the Earth, in no more than 4 minutes and 55 seconds!
We are looking for passionate contributions made through any filming technique. Your film should be addressed to a wide audience of non-specialists, bringing them into the wonders, dangers and surprises of an adventurous geological journey! The potential contributors may therefore be either scientists, students, filmmakers, or passionate laymen. You may join the film festival on your own or in a group, and without any limitations of imagination.

Find out how folds form in rocks by watching Pascotin's story!

Watch the first On The Rocks Production film, presented at the awards ceremony out of competition.

Video interviews

Watch interviews with members of the 2021 edition of the On The Rocks festival's Judging Panel!

On The Rocks 2021 award ceremony

Watch the recording of the event and find out the winners!

15 steps to On the Rocks

Find here some small but important suggestions on how to shoot your film at best, and how to avoid the most common mistakes. Follow this link to discover technical and narrative hints that will help you in the production of a great film for On the Rocks 2021.
15 passi verso on the rocks

Films in competition

On the Rocks

By Abdullah Saghir Ahmad Life is a series of pulls back and forth and we are always somewhere in between. Somewhere in between busy getting in touch with ...

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By İsmail Emir Altıntaş, Ekin Gökçe Benli A Stop-Motion Music Video for a children song about Dinosaurs with Lego Minifigures.

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By Fernando Prado Did you know that copper and sulfur are important both in geology and biology? In this video we explore the geological sources of sulfur and ...

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